Safran strengthens its network of approved flotation systems repair centers
HAI Heli-Expo - Anaheim, United States – January 29, 2020
With the selection of Arrow Aviation, based in Broussard, Louisiana, Safran Aerosystems now has seven maintenance centers dedicated to emergency floatation systems, including two in the United States, one in Brazil, in France, in the United Kingdom, in Australia and Singapore.
With facilities of 7.500s square meters (80.730 square feet), Arrow Aviation specializes in the maintenance and layout of helicopters for all types of operations (commercial, business, offshore and rescue). It is approved for the maintenance of Leonardo, Bell-Textron, Airbus, Helicopters and Sikorsky helicopters.
This Safran Aerosystems approval and its geographic location enable Arrow Aviation to provide responsive proximity support that meets the requirements of helicopter operators in the Gulf of Mexico.
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 95,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.
Safran Aerosystems is a world leader in evacuation slides and oxygen systems.The company is a major player in aeronautical safety systems and fluid systems for airplanes and helicopters.